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Southern Style Tours

201 St Charles Ave Suite 2500, New Orleans, LA 70170 (Central Business District)
504-568-1998
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Ranked #46 of 164 activities in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Fee: Yes
Owner description: We do 3 hour City Tours twice daily. We run everyday rain or shine. Our tours are 9 am and 2 pm. We pick you up from downtown hotels and drop you back... more » Owner description: We do 3 hour City Tours twice daily. We run everyday rain or shine. Our tours are 9 am and 2 pm. We pick you up from downtown hotels and drop you back off. We cover all the popular tour spots and more. Tours are on brand new comfortable mini buses with large windows for picture taking. We can go where large buses can not. All calls are answered by the owners. David and Jo Ducote « less
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The price of this tour $45 pp. We found it on TripAdvisor so we had little idea what the tour entailed. We tried to tour the French Quarter but Saturday crowds were blocking traffic so we headed to a cemetery and the Wards that were devastated by Katrina. Much of the tour focused on the flood areas. Enjoyed the stop... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is a great tour to see and get a feel for the city of New Orleans. Learned quite a bit from our excellent tour guide John. He was very kind and answered all of our questions with more then enough detail. I highly recommend this tour if you are in town and wanting to do a tour.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I think it really comes down to the tour guide- in this case it was John Hall, who has received glowing reviews here previously. John was extremely pleasant, entertaining, and above all knowledgeable. Oh, and a good driver as well! We were picked up at the hotel exactly at the specified time, and the tour was just the right length.... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Our driver / tour guide John was very good. He took us around French Quarter, Garden District, City Park, Ninth Ward, Cemetery, etc. He explained very unusual burial practices in NOLA. He stopped at the city park and we had a chance to see excellent NOLA Museum of Art Sculpture Garden. He answered a lot of our questions. Overall very... More

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Our tour guide was very informative. He espcially wanted us to understand what the city was and its uniqueness. He fully explained the burial process. He also was very interested in telling us about the city's music heriatage and the new musician's village.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Had we not gotten a good deal through Groupon, I probably would have been a bit disappointed in the tour. It did cover a good area of NOLA, but the driver was somewhat arrogant and rude when people asked questions. It really put me off and made me feel like it wasn't okay to dig for more information on what... More

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Nottingham, Maryland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Our goal of purchasing this tour was to get an overview NOLA. We did get that. The tour is billed as a three-hour tour of the city but it is more like 2-1/2 hours. Tour bus driver made snide remarks, seemed like he was proud of his ability to drink alcohol and drive at the same time, and shared unnecessary... More

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St. Paul, MN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We had a Groupon, so that was a bonus. Our guide was SUPER nice - John. He told lots of stories and was a first responder during the hurricane, so that added a lot to his stories. Both sides of the bus were equally easy to see from the windows. And, we were able to go in smaller areas (some... More

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Westchester County, NewYork
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Took this tour last October with my older sister and was very glad the hotel chose this particular company. Just returned from my second trip to the French Quarter two days ago and am happy to say that we were able to take the same tour with the same guide this trip. If you want to learn about the long... More

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Fair Oaks, California
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Our guide Jon was great for chatting the entire way. He is also a victim of Hurricane Katrina and gave us a lot of info on the subject including drivebys of still impacted areas. Demoed the vastness of the flooded area and shared the most frustrating happenings in trying to get back home.

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